Описание: Features nearly 500 paintings, watercolours, pastels and miniatures from Harvard University`s storied, yet little-known, collection of American art. In this title, each work is accompanied by scholarly commentary that draws on extensive new research, as well as a complete exhibition and reference history.
Описание: The New-York Historical Society's drawing collection is one of the earliest assembled in the United States, yet its trove of over 8,000 sheets and 75 rare
sketchbooks is surprisingly unknown. "Drawn by New York" presents over 200 highlights of the Society's vast holdings; a collection which spans six centuries, from 16th century avian
watercolours and a Dutch view of New Amsterdam (1650), to the facade of St. Patrick's Cathedral captured from inside Rockefeller Center by Richard Haas (2002) and representations
of the World Trade Center, both before and after September 2001.There are works by Thomas Cole, Albert Bierstadt, sheets by members of the Hudson River School, including 29
sketchbooks and 310 individual drawings by Asher B.
Durand, and a cache of 500 watercolours by John James Audubon. The main catalogue of featured works includes a
biography, selected bibliography and full technical entries on each work, and is followed by an essay on the historical and cultural significance of the collection.
Автор: Avery Название: American Drawings & Watercolors V 1 ISBN: 0300093721 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300093728 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 7034 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Metropolitan Museum of Art began acquiring American drawings in 1880 and has since amassed a collection of more than 1400 works in watercolour,
pastel, ink, graphite, chalk and charcoal. This catalogue, the first volume in a series devoted to the museum's holdings, presents works by artists born before 1835, including such great
American artists as John Singleton Copley, Thomas Cole, George Inness and James Abbott McNeill Whistler. In his introduction, Kevin Avery describes the acquisitions history of
American drawings at the Metropolitan from 1880 to 2002.
Marjorie Shelley writes on the materials and techniques used by American draftsmen from the 18th century until
about 1875. The catalogue section of the book features 106 of the Museum's choicest drawings and watercolours, discussed in detail and reproduced in colour. A ch
cklist follows of the museum's complete collection of early works on paper, with black-and-white illustrations of 430 additional works and brief artist biographies.
Описание: Presenting historic and contemporary selections from one of the nation`s oldest collections of drawings, this richly illustrated and highly engaging volume explores the significance and pleasures found in tracing movements of the hand on paper by asking the question Why Draw?
Описание: Herbert Kn?tel adroitly brings soldiers of every age and every nationality to life with his detailed sketches and masterful watercolors. "Herbert Kn?tels German Armies" includes 137 never-before-published sketches and watercolors of German military figures from the 18th-20th centuries. This unique art, from the Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection at Brown University and the private collection of Alfred and Roland Umhey, offers vivid insight into one of the 20th centurys most accomplished military artists. A superb biographical essay from Kn?tels only child provides personal context for the artists life and brilliant work.
Описание: This scholarly publication accompanies the first major exhibition held in Britain to focus on the more intimate types of Georgian and Regency portraiture. While
oil paintings and sculpture dominated the public arena of portraiture, more private portraits were being created for domestic consumption and display. Nearly two hundred works, drawn
from the collections of the National Galleries of Scotland and the British Museum, by leading artists including Gainsborough, Ramsay, Wilkie and Lawrence, are illustrated and
catalogued within thematic sections on self-portraits, depictions of family and friends and commissioned portraits of the rising middle classes and the celebrities of the day.
two introductory essays by the co-curators Stephen Lloyd and Kim Sloan discuss aspects of the intimacy in viewing.
Название: Color Harmony: Pastels ISBN: 1564967204 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781564967206 Издательство: Rockport/Rotovision Цена: 974 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
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